Scripta Varia

Connectivity as a Human Right

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Proceedings of the Workshop
Connectivity as a Human Right
10 October 2017
Scripta Varia 140
Vatican City, 2018
E-Pub ahead of print  

Word of Welcome
Joachim von Braun, President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Word of Welcome
H.E. Msgr. Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

The Right to Connectivity
Romano Prodi

Worldwide Free Internet through a Global Public Sector
Nicholas Negroponte

Why Connectivity is Vital for the Sustainable Development Goals
Jeffrey Sachs

Women’s Rights are Connected Rights
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Discussion

HUMAN RIGHTS DOCTRINE IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS 

Introduction
Ronald Daniels

UN Decisions and Proposals
Gianni Magazzeni

Discussion

Free Versus Affordable / Public Sector, Telcos

The Role of Silicon Valley in the Development of Broadband in the Developing World
Denis O’Brien

Connecting Europe
Roberto Viola

Discussion

DIRECT AND DERIVATIVE BENEFITS

Education

Technology as a Driver of New Pedagogies for the 21st Century
Miguel Brechner

Discussion

Global Learning
Matt Keller

Discussion

General Discussion | Discussant: Molly Burhans

Health and Job Creation

Connectivity for All in Rural Areas – Improving Agriculture, Food Security and Employment
Joachim von Braun

Discussion

ICTs and Health: Opportunities and Barriers
Máximo Torero

The Legal and the Social Perspective
Giusella Finocchiaro

Discussion

General Discussion | Discussant: Tara Ramanathan

Discussion

TECHNICAL MEANS, METHODS AND GLOBAL ADVOCACY

Orbital and Terrestrial

Creating a World of Opportunities
Yael Maguire

Discussion

We Know the Why and Have the How. Now Who?
Michael Lubin

Discussion

The Role of Energy Regulators
Valeria Termini

Global Advocacy

Radical Digital Change
Stefano Quintarelli

Final Discussion | Discussant: Dominique Lambert

 

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